| Jun 28, 2012
| 9:00 PM
Among the area's congressional representatives, reaction to the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling Thursday on President Obama's healthcare overhaul were diametrically opposed, mirroring their respective parties and the dialogue on Capitol Hill.
On one side,...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 6:01 AM
Good morning, readers. Today is Friday, June 29, 2012. It's been a hot week. Temperatures surpassed 80 degrees and I found myself making excuses to stay indoors. But is the city "ugly" in this climate?
That's what Times columnist Hector Tobar explores in...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 8:13 AM
Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) joined two other state lawmakers to introduce a measure that would begin the process of nullifying the U.S. Supreme Court’s controversial decision that created “super PACs,” which have flooded...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 9:17 AM
As the U.S. Supreme Courttackles the controversial federal law that overhauled health care, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) today issued a statement calling for live broadcast streaming of the proceedings.
The High Court declined to allow live streaming...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 6:00 AM
SACRAMENTO -- With a U.S. Supreme Court ruling on the future of same-sex marriage expected as early as Wednesday morning, county clerks say they’re prepared if same-sex unions in California are legalized.
“We’re pretty much ready to...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 5:02 PM
U.S. Supreme Court rulings on Wednesday that struck down the federal Defense of Marriage Act and reopened the door to gay marriage in California provoked mixed reactions among area religious leaders.
Some who have already embraced same-sex unions...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 4:16 PM
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority this week voted to block fast-track funding for the Long Beach (710) Freeway extension over the next 10 years.
While the proposal to extend the 710 Freeway to the Foothill (210) Freeway will...
| May 13, 2013
| 4:52 PM
Scientists and engineers from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory were unfairly disciplined for sending emails about a U.S. Supreme Court decision involving background checks at the agency, a judge has ruled.
The ruling comes after the JPL employees...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 1:24 PM
Ten Years Ago
Parents and Children's Nursery School on Indianola Way announced the arrival of its new director, Marji Golden.
Twenty Years Ago
The 1993 Music on the Green summer concert series at Descanso Gardens started off on July 4 of that year...
| Aug 4, 2010
| 3:16 PM
The federal judge who overturned Proposition 8 Wednesday said the ballot initiative that banned same-sex marriage was based on moral disapproval of gay marriage and ordered the state to stop enforcing the ban.
U.S. District Chief Judge Vaughn R. Walker,...
| Oct 30, 2010
Reps. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) and Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) have given nearly $1 million in combined donations to their colleagues during a fundraising cycle in which Republican challengers are poised to make significant gains.
| Mar 9, 2011
| 12:59 PM
Q. A Mormon leader recently made a speech, in which he claimed religious freedom in America is under assault from secularization and a growing gay rights movement.
In his speech, Elder Dallin H. Oaks warned of “an alarming trajectory of events...